Concluding observations of the Human Rights Committee: Mongolia

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CCPR /C/MNG/CO/5 (...)

23. The Committee is concerned about the absence of an alternative civil service that would enable conscientious objectors to military service to exercise their rights in accordance with the provisions of the Covenant. The Committee is also concerned about the exemption fee that can be paid in lieu of doing military service, and the discrimination that may result therefrom (arts. 18 and 26 of the Covenant).

The State party should put in place an alternative to military service, which is accessible to all conscientious objectors and neither punitive nor discriminatory in nature, cost and/or duration. (...)

Source: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/hrc/docs/CCPR.C.MNG.CO.5_en.doc

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